5 Things To Do This Week In NYC

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Seven Years of Beautiful Blowouts
Blow, the city's coolest blow dry bar, is celebrating their seventh anniversary with, fittingly, seven days of sales. There will be a different promo each day, but the motherlode is Monday's $7 blowout sale–yes, we said $7. Head in Monday morning before work, and see how long you can keep your newly coiffed look.
When: Monday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Blow, 342 West 14th Street (between Eighth and Ninth Avenues); 212-989-6282.
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Vivienne Tam Sample Sale
The chic designer is known for her ethereal prints and whimsical dresses, but the pieces can make a serious dent in your savings. Enter the spring sample sale, which will boast a whopping 75% off retail prices for the collection. The sale will run from Wednesday through the end of the week, but we suggest stopping by early to claim first dibs on the gorgeous duds.
When: Wednesday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Vivienne Tam, 260 West 39th Street, 11th Floor (between Seventh and Eighth Avenues).
Beauty, Baubles & Bubbly
Wedding season is nigh, which means that even if you're not engaged yourself, there's a high chance you have a friend about to make a trip down the aisle. Hit up this curated bridal event, which will feature hair and makeup trials from Paul Labrecque, mini spa services from Exhale, and styling advice from the city's top bridal experts.
When: Sunday, May 6, from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Gabriella New York, 400 West 14th Street, Suite 2A (at Ninth Avenue); 212-206-1915.
Kumquat Cupcakery Baking Class
Learn how to bake award-winning cupcakes, while drinking beer—need we say more? Tickets to this class get you a full tutorial and local brews to sip on, and you'll leave with 24 mini cupcakes, printed recipes, and a feeling of total sweet tooth satisfaction.
When: Sunday, May 6, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: MEX Building, 33 Flatbush Avenue (between Fulton and Lafayette Streets).
Helmut Lang Sculpture Exhibit
Lauded designer Helmut Lang is making a foray into the art world, and his first stop is Washington Square Park. As part of the Frieze Art Fair, his sculptures will be displayed for the public in the Greenwich Village green space. Grab yourself some lunch from the nearby food trucks and stroll through the display.
When: Saturday, May 5 through Friday, June 15
Where: 24 Washington Square North (between Fifth Avenue and MacDougal Street).
Photos: Courtesy Beauty, Baubles & Bubbly and Vivian Tam
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